Learning Goals & Outcomes

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

  1. Students will learn the skills of engagement and civic participation through on-campus and off-campus experiences
  2. Students will learn the skills to conduct independent research
  3. Students will become engaged citizens globally, nationally and locally, now and in the future
  4. Students will learn the applicability and practicality of political science through an internship experience
  5. Students will know how to closely read texts and utilize primary documents
  6. Students will be quantitatively literate
  7. Students will have the capacity to ask questions in a complex way and to distinguish clearly between tested and untested opinion
  8. Students will be able to raise critical questions regarding power, political institutions and behavior, and identity

Updated: February 2018

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